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Tom Guyette | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 7, 2014

Tom Guyette

Engineer with hardware, software, documentation
   United States
  |   Los Angeles, CA
  |  6:42 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44

Broad background spans the "Engineering tripod:" Electrical, Mechanical, and Software. Experienced with government and private contract execution, government-funded research, intellectual property research and development. Top-notch English communication skills..

+ BS (ABD) in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute
+ BS in Music and Theater Production from Worcester Polytechnic Institute
+ MS in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Los Angeles

Specialties include systems / integration...

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Portfolio

A report on the design and prototyping of a human-powered input device (treadle).
An article summarizing research into the so-called "Size Effect" in...
Given a mathematical description of a control system for an F-8 aircraft, this paper...
Business communication sample written for the site coordinators who assisted with site...

Skills (10)

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English
English Speaking Test
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Aptitude Test
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Academic Writing
U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

DEVICE AND SYSTEM DESIGN
+ Mechanical design and ideation
+ Mechanical system analysis / basic machine design
+ Prototype planning
+ Integration / systems engineering
+ Engineering team management

BUSINESS EFFICIENCY
+ Business process / collaborative infrastructure design

DOCUMENTATION
+ Structured interviews with engineering team minimize team time spent crafting documentation
+ On new projects, documentation focus is to bring new team members up to speed quickly, especially on projects involving contractors or high turnover

INTERESTED IN
Specifically seeking projects involving exergaming, robotics, haptics, green technology, and real-time control systems. Lower rates are available for initial phases of projects that train new skills (I learn very, very quickly).

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Education

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary
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California State University, Los Angeles
Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering
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Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering (ABD)
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Keywords

mechanical
electrical
software
design
integration
engineer
technical
writing
editing
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